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Emissions reducing investments generate employment and economic growth

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02/03/2015

Investments in Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions-reduction technology funded in part by the Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation will add more than $2.4 billion (2007 $) and 15,017 person-years of full-time jobs to the Canadian economy. These conclusions are part of a Conference Board of Canada analysis, Investing in GHG Emissions-Reduction Technology: Assessing ...

Cheap, flexible solar

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03/03/2015

Original story at MIT News Solar cells made out of lead sulfide quantum dots could eventually offer a cheaper, more flexible alternative to ones made using silicon, but they are currently much less efficient. However, altering the chemical composition of quantum-dot solar cells offers a way of tuning them to reach higher efficiencies, MIT physics graduate student Patrick R. Brown says. "Instead ...

EPA Recognizes CHS2M HILL for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management

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26/02/2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, and The Climate Registry, recognized CH2M HILL for excellence in greenhouse gas (GHG) management in the fourth annual Climate Leadership Awards on February 24, 2015. CH2M HILL set a goal of 25 percent reduction in absolute ...

The new CR:465 Galactus Noise Monitors to be launched at the UC Symposium on Aviation Noise & Air Quality

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02/03/2015

Cirrus Environmental is pleased to announce the launch of the new CR:465 Galactus noise monitors at the 30th annual University of California Aviation Noise and Air Quality Symposium. The symposium is being held at the Hilton Palm Springs from the 1st to the 5th March. The new CR:465 Galactus instruments have been designed to be used in conjunction with external data loggers or ...

Source Testing Association celebrates 20 years at AQE 2015

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03/03/2015

The Source Testing Association (STA) will celebrate its 20th anniversary at AQE 2015. “It is highly appropriate that we should mark this occasion at the AQE Show,” says STA Director Dave Curtis, who has been involved since its inception. “This event and its predecessors (known as MCERTS) share a common objective with the STA, which is to help improve the quality, safety and ...

EOS Remediation Invites You To A Webinar: Considerations For Use of Passive/No-Purge Groundwater Sampling

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03/03/2015

About This Webinar... TITLE: Considerations For Use of Passive/No-Purge Groundwater Sampling SPEAKER: Sandy Britt, PG, CHG, ProHydro, Inc. DATE: March 12, 2015 TIME: 12:00PM EST  Passive groundwater sampling has increased as more practitioners recognize that the cost-saving approach is acceptable to regulators and data quality often meets or exceeds that of purge ...

New report shows how local authorities are driving efficiency savings in waste

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26/02/2015

Research published this week into the impact of austerity on local authority waste collection and cleansing services has found a range of innovative approaches being taken by councils across the UK and Ireland to deliver efficiency improvements and savings. The report, entitled 'Waste on the front line - challenges and innovations', is based on an online survey and captures feedback from 226 ...

Europe’s Largest Potable Water Brine Electrochlorination Plant Selects Severn Trent Services’ ClorTec® System for its Disinfection Needs

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03/03/2015

Severn Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater solutions, has supplied its ClorTec® on-site hypochlorite generating system for the largest potable water brine electrochlorination plant in Europe to address the need to reduce risk from bulk storage of liquid chlorine, as part of a £35 million upgrade. The improvements at Huntington Water Treatment ...

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